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April 18, 2014 | NPR · The agreement calls on all parties to refrain from violence, requires that illegally-armed groups disarm and that control of government buildings be returned to Ukrainian authorities.
 
April 18, 2014 | NPR · President Obama said enrollment under the Affordable Care Act reached 8 million after the deadline was extended by 2 weeks. The figure represents a turnaround from the disastrous debut of the website.
 
April 18, 2014 | NPR · Morning Edition spent a lot of time recently reporting from the U.S.-Mexico border. President Obama has deported 2 million people from the U.S. But many say that number is misleading.
 

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April 20, 2014 | NPR · California farmers produce an enormous proportion of American produce, but the state is now experiencing a record-breaking drought that is being felt throughout the state and the U.S.
 
April 20, 2014 | NPR · It's been a grim Easter Sunday in South Korea as the death toll continues to rise from the ferry disaster that left nearly 300 passengers, many of them high school students, dead or missing.
 
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April 20, 2014 | WBUR · Newlyweds Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes each lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombing. Rescue the assistance dog helps fetch keys and push buttons, bringing warmth and joy as the couple recovers.
 

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April 19, 2014 | NPR · The search continues for hundreds of people, mostly students, who were on board a South Korean ferry when it sank this week. Correspondent Anthony Kuhn shares the latest with NPR's Wade Goodwyn.
 

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April 20, 2014 | NPR · Monday is the 2014 Boston Marathon. Security will be tight, and this year's race will be an emotional event that will be about more than who wins.
 

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me! For Jan. 4, 2014

Dec 27, 2013 — Every year, the Journal of Improbable Research gives out its IgNobel Prizes, for groundbreaking scientific research into important but neglected areas of knowledge. We'll ask Garlin about three of those winners. (Originally broadcast on Sept. 20, 2013.)
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Dec 27, 2013 — Author and humorist John Hodgman plays our game called "So, you're a PC, huh? We'll see about that!" Three questions about the history of Microsoft. (Originally broadcast on Nov. 1 2008.)
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Dec 27, 2013 — Actress, comedian and writer Amy Sedaris plays our game called "Drinking this much will win me a Pulitzer Prize, or make not winning a lot easier to take."
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Dec 27, 2013 — In 2012, comedian Louis C.K. tweeted: "In 27 years doing this, I've seen a handful of truly great, masterful standup sets. One was Tig Notaro last night at Largo." That set was the night Notaro performed after getting diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer. (Originally broadcast on July 19, 2013.)
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Dec 27, 2013 — Comedian Jim Gaffigan lives with his wife and five young kids in a two-bedroom New York apartment. His latest book, Dad Is Fat, reflects on the challenges and triumphs of raising a big family in a small space. (Originally broadcast on July 26, 2013.)
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